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Obtain date and time using esp8266 and display it on blynk


#1

hi all
i’m new to blynk and need help.
i’m using Huzzah feather (ESP8266) ,and would like to know how do i obtain the date and time from the internet/wifi and how do i display it on my blynk app
appreciate your help
Eli


#2

Hello and welcome to the Blynk Forum. There are many reference pages that will guide you in learning to use Blynk… All these links are at the upper right of this page.

Particularly check out the Sketch Builder: wherein you will find many examples… such as RTC (Real Time Clock):
https://examples.blynk.cc/?board=Adafruit%20Huzzah&shield=ESP8266%20WiFi&example=Widgets%2FRTC

Documentation: http://help.blynk.cc

Help Center: http://docs.blynk.cc

Also, please thoroughly read through the Welcome Topic.


#3

thanks , will try it